Family & Friends Gather For Shooting Victim's Funeral

Dozens of people gather to pay their respects to a 19-year-old man who police say was shot by an off duty police officer.

Jeremey Lake's funeral was held at Dawson Freewill Baptist Church Wednesday morning.

It was an emotional service for family and friends who say lake was always ready to help someone in need.

"We want to remember him for the wonderful things he did, the ways he made us laugh, he loved people, he reached out to those that nobody would give a second glance to" said Lake's aunt, Pam Wilkins.

Officer Shannon Kepler is being held on a complaint of first degree murder in Lake's death. His wife, Gina Kepler, was arrested on a complaint of being an accessory after the fact.

Lake was reportedly walking down a street with the Kepler's daughter when he was shot August 5th.

Formal charges have not been filed.